Modern Greece: A History since 1821 is a chronological account of the political, economic, social, and cultural history of Greece, from the birth of the Greek state in 1821 to 2008 by two leading authorities.
Pioneering and wide-ranging study of modern Greece, which incorporates the most recent Greek scholarship
Sets the history of modern Greece within the context of a broad geo-political framework
Includes detailed portraits of leading Greek politicians
Provides in-depth considerations on the profound economic and social changes that have occurred as a result of Greece’s EU membership
Series: A New History of Modern Europe NWME
Includes bibliographical references (p. -248) and index
The Greek War of Independence (1821-1830) -- Statecraft and irredentism (1832-1862) -- A new dynasty and lingering problems (1862-1897) -- Distribution of land and the consolidation of the segmentary society -- The twentieth century: an overture -- The Venizelist decade (1910-1920) -- The Asia Minor debacle (1922-1923) -- The turbulent interwar period (1923-1941) -- Occupation and conflict (1941-49) -- The post Civil War period (1949-1967) -- Return to democracy (1974-2009) -- Opposite poles in politics: Karamanlis vs Papandreou -- Southern and southeastern Europe: the Greek view